Definition of whortleberry noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

whortleberry

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BrE BrE//ˈwɜːtlberi//
 
, BrE//ˈwɜːtlbəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɜːrtlberi//
 
(pl. whortleberries)= bilberry
 
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Word Origin late 16th cent.: dialect variant of Middle English hurtleberry, of unknown origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: whortleberry

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